LAHORE: The Punjab University Academic Staff Association, Senate and Syndicate Members have expressed their gratitude to the provincial government and PU administration for taking action against violent elements and help establish peace on campus. In their press statement, ASA office bearers Dr Azhar Naeem, Dr Ayub Afridi, Naeemullah, Syndicate Members Dr Sajid Rashid, Dr Mahboob Hussain and others hailed Chief Minister Shahbaz Sharif, Minister for Higher Education Syed Raza Ali Gillani, CCPO Amin Wains, DIG Haider Ashraf and SP Iqbal Town Dr Umer Farooq for extending full support to PU administration in order to ensure peace on campus. They said that only a very few number of students wanted to disrupt academic and research environment of the varsity. They appreciated PU VC Dr Muhammad Zakria Zakar for maintaining justice and neutrality in the matter.
Published in The Express Tribune, February 19th, 2018.